Erdogan: "Fire and rescue team sent from Azerbaijan supports every area where fires occur"

Erdogan: "Fire and rescue team sent from Azerbaijan supports every area where fires occur"

© APA | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

# 31 July 2021 22:09 (UTC +04:00)

"One of the fires in Marmaris was caused by children, and the causes of the others are being investigated," said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is on a visit to Marmaris region, APA's local bureau reports.

The Turkish President said that those who set fire to the forests will be found and severely punished: “One suspect has been detained in connection with the fire in Milas. All our citizens will be compensated.

Erdogan stressed that fire and rescue teams sent from Azerbaijan and other regions of the country supported every fire in Turkey to extinguish forest fires and prevent them from escalating: "I call on our citizens to unite in the days when we need solidarity the most."

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